Already acknowledged as a premier department - with exceptional students and teachers, and world-leading research - the CU Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering aspires to be widely-recognized as a top-ten chemical and biological engineering department in the US. Our vision to accomplish this includes expanding our most innovative programs, hiring outstanding instructors and researchers, providing state-of-the-art facilities, and attracting the best and brightest students.
Your philanthropic support will help us continue our tradition of excellence and provide us with the resources needed to educate the engineering leaders of the future.
The department greatly appreciates any financial support you can give.
The best way to make a donation is to submit your gift online:
If you would like to send a check instead, please make the check out to the CU Foundation and send a check to the department at:
Boulder, CO 80309
Attn: Jessica Wright
We have carefully selected a list of our highest priority funds below, each of which directly supports our vision of moving into the top ten chemical and biological engineering departments in the United States. To support one of these specific funds, please note the fund number on your check.
The 1904 Society was founded in 2014 to commemorate the beginnings of the Chemical and Biological Engineering community, dating back 110 years to the initial launch of the Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Colorado. Learn more at the 1904 Society webpage.
This general fund is used by the department chair to support the most critical needs in the department an on-going basis including the acquisition of equipment used for teaching and research, modernization of facilities used by students and faculty, and personnel to support our teaching and research mission. Gifts made to this fund are immediate, so that the department can take advantages of opportunities as they arise.
Providing for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in your estate plan is a simple way to make a significant and lasting impact. There are many ways to make such a contribution, including income-producing charitable trusts while you are living, or the ultimate gift of leaving a bequest to the department. Through your estate gift plans, you can leave a significant legacy through a bequest gift or further enhance gifts you’ve been giving during your lifetime. For more information on estate planning, email Anne Shoup.
If you have questions about giving or need additional information, please contact Anne Shoup, Assistant Dean of Advancement, University of Colorado, 303-492-3883.